• 7 Tips to Deal with Snacking

    7 Tips to Deal with Snacking

    When it comes to snacking, we all have our little habits. Some have a sweet tooth, others prefer salty snacks. Some bring snacks to bed, others like to snack while driving. These habits are often ingrained into our routines.  Yet, we can outsmart them. Follow some of the following suggestions: If you’ve just eaten yourContinue… Read more

  • Hydration & Athletic Performance

    Hydration & Athletic Performance

    During exercise, our bodies sweat to keep the temperature from rising too much. As a result, we lose water through our skin and unless this is replenished, dehydration can arise. Dehydration is defined as a body fluid deficit of more than 2 % of bodyweight (e.g. a 2 kg loss in a person weighing 100kg,Continue… Read more

  • How to Prevent Kidney Stone Recurrence

    How to Prevent Kidney Stone Recurrence

    More than 1 in 10 people will experience kidney stones in their lifetimes, most commonly between the ages of 30 and 60. The most common type (and the focus of this article) are calcium oxalate stones, which account for about 80% of cases. Kidney stones have a high rate of recurrence, with about half ofContinue… Read more